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Nursing Program Director & Clinical Faculty

Employer
University of Dayton
Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Summary: 

The University of Dayton School of Education and Health Sciences is seeking an entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, and visionary leader for its innovative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. With a projected start date of 01/01/2022, this 12-month, clinical faculty position will serve as the Nursing Program Director in the Department of Health and Sport Science. The department offers a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment and the opportunity to nurture a BSN program that enrolled its third cohort of students in Fall 2021. This Pathway Program is a cooperative agreement between Sinclair Community College and the University of Dayton, and allows highly qualified pre-licensure students to seek dual enrollment as a Sinclair Community College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) student and as a BSN student at the University of Dayton.

The School of Education and Health Sciences and the University of Dayton is committed to the recruitment, hiring and promotion of outstanding, faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive and academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community. We value inclusive excellence because we recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to academic and institutional excellence. We strive to be active, intentional, and sustain engagement with and celebrate diversity in every dimension of institutional life. Because we seek a community with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Provide academic leadership to administer the Nursing program, including ongoing quality improvement
-Leading the initial and ongoing process of CCNE accreditation
-Teaching at the undergraduate level, as well as advising students
-Facilitate collaboration with Sinclair Community College
-Continued engagement with community partnerships and interprofessional collaboration
-Serve at the departmental, university and professional levels
-Advance the national profile for UD Nursing education
-Conduct community outreach and recruitment of new students

Minimum Qualifications: 

● Possession of a valid, unencumbered, and unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse (RN), and eligibility for an Ohio nursing license
● Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN or APRN)
● Recent successful teaching experience in an accredited Nursing program
● Successful experience practicing as a registered nurse
● Effective written communication skills
● Successful leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications: 

● 3+ years of successful, recent (within 10 years) teaching experience in an accredited Nursing program, as instructor of record
● 2+ years of successful recent (within 10 years) experience leading an accredited academic Nursing program
● 3+ years of successful experience practicing as a registered nurse
● Successful experience in any or all of the following:
- academic nursing program accreditation
- new program and/or course development, including different modalities
- student recruitment and retention
- engaging and collaborating with department, university and/or community partners
- developing academic collaborations with department, university and/or community partners
- working with and/or teaching socially and culturally diverse communities.
● Effective oral communication skills
● Effective interpersonal communication skills
● Commitment to breadth of education, including educating the whole person in the Marianist tradition to support the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and a commitment of service to the community, university and profession
● Doctorate in Nursing (Ph.D. or DNP), or a doctorate in a related health sciences field

Special Instructions to Applicants: 

A complete application includes the following required documents:

Cover letter addressing all required and any preferred qualifications met, and interest in the position.
Statement describing your vision for successful nursing education.
Curriculum vitae.
Unofficial transcripts from graduate coursework.
Contact information (name, phone number and email address) for three professional references.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

To comply with federal rules, UD will require all employees including student employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The University will accept valid religious or medical exemptions and seek to reasonably accommodate them. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University's COVID-19 guidelines, and resources can be found at https://udayton.edu/coronavirus.

Posting closes at 11:55 PM EST.

Closing Statement: 

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php

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